Depart Perth City via Great Eastern Highway and journey up the Darling scarp to the Perth Hills and the Mundaring Visitor Centre. Take the time to collect maps of the area and information for your day.
From here journey to the Mundaring Weir, enjoy a peaceful walk along the dam wall and through some of the natural bushland.
Be sure to read up about the fascinating history of the Weir and its engineering importance for Western Australia.
From Mundaring follow the scenic drive through the Bickley-Carmel Valley, stopping along the way at one of the wineries for tastings and a delicious gourmet lunch.
Spend the afternoon in Kalamunda visiting the local markets or savouring the fresh local produce.
Return to Perth via the Zigzag Road, a fascinating remanent of an historic railway line offering amazing views of the CBD and the Swan Coastal Plain.